Tuesday, 29 March 2016

Detour Ahead: How Changes to Your Studies Can Affect Funding Eligibility

When I was a kid my family took a lot of road trips. On these trips it was often the detours that led to the best adventures; a hidden ice cream shop or picnic area, a water park, strange roadside attractions…
Like any good road trip, your education may take a detour as well. Some detours are unexpected, yet necessary, like taking time off for health or family reasons. Others are a conscious choice, like taking a break from school for a job or travel opportunity you just can’t pass up.
Detours in your education can affect your eligibility for certain funding programs. Here are some important things to know if you’re approaching a potential detour.